The silver lining in this economic disasterous cloud

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  1. editec
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    Okay, so the economy is melting down and nobody knows what happens next.

    That's pretty terrible.

    But there IS a silver lining to this situation.

    I have to monitor about 5 different email accounts and they are ALL public since they exist for the public to reach me.

    Naturally I get a LOT of SPAM.

    But I NO LONGER GET 100 pieces of SPAM a day (no exaggeration, there) offering me CREDIT CARDS.

    Apparently time actually does wound all heels.
     
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    Neubarth At the Ballpark July 30th

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    What?

    Oh my Gosh! American runs on Credit. No Credit = a Failing economy. That ain't good.
     
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    Paulie Platinum Member

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    Nah, it doesn't equal a failing economy. What it HOPEFULLY equals is a society that will learn to revert back to saving and investing, rather than borrowing and spending.

    THAT is the silver lining.
     
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    American as NEVER been a cash-only economy. Not even during the founding father's day. Have we used credit, excessively? Yes. Is credit bad? Absolutely NOT, in fact is as vital a component in prosperity as there is.
     

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